New York State Archives, NYSA_A0412-78_B13_F05_HeroPark_02
Photograph of a large rock monument in Hero Park: "This Hero Park and memorial is lovingly dedicated to the memory of the splendid sons of Staten Island who so nobly gave their lives in the World War 1917-1919."
What symbols are used on this memorial?
In what part of New York is Staten Island located?
What is the purpose of park memorials and monuments?
Who contributes to the financial aspect of a local monument or memorial?
How do memorials connect communities?
Research and formulate a list and descriptions of local war memorials in your area.
Art: Create a clay model of a World War I memorial of your own design.
Science: Make a list of the materials used to make this war memorial.
American Battle Monuments Commission (1938). American armies and battlefields in Europe: a history, guide, and reference book.
Cal Snyder, Out of Fire and Valor, The War Memorials of New York City. Bunker Hill Press, 2005.